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November 18th, 2021

The Thanksgiving holiday is a great time of year where you and your family can share valuable time together indoors. With many people being together inside, it's a great idea to do your part in enhancing your indoor air quality. This will keep family members' allergy symptoms at a minimum and ensure everyone is enjoying themselves.

Replace Your Dirty Air Filters

Your HVAC system has at least one air filter that is responsible for removing harmful allergens and pollutants from the air...

November 8th, 2021

The outdoor unit for your HVAC system is constructed to take quite a beating. However, snow and ice during the winter season can wreak havoc on the internal components of your unit. To help preserve the longevity of your HVAC system, it's best to utilize the three tips that we're going to go over below.

Keep Your Air Intake Vent Clear

Your HVAC system constantly needs fresh air from the outdoors to function correctly. This air enters your HVAC system through the air intake vent....

October 26th, 2021

As the colder weather makes its way back into our lives, you'll likely notice a change in your home's humidity level. While you'll be able to see the change on your thermostat with built-in humidity control, you'll likely notice the change first as itchy and dry skin. It's a fact that the humidity levels get lower in the winter months. Maintaining adequate indoor humidity is imperative to your comfort inside during the winter season.

Ventilate Your Attic And Garage

Two areas of...

October 13th, 2021

If this is going to be your first winter in your new home, you may be unfamiliar with the practice of winterization. This, in simple terms, is just preparing your home to endure the cold winter weather that lies ahead. The overall goal of winterization is to neutralize the impact that cold weather has on your home and its components.

What Are The Benefits of Winterization?

The main benefit of winterizing your home is that it can lower your bills and save you money. This process can...

September 23rd, 2021

Volatile organic compounds, known as VOCs for short, are gases released into the air. These gases release into the air via various processes or by certain products. Some VOCs can be harmful to people, even resulting in serious medical conditions like cancer. Other VOCs may not be harmful right away, but they can turn harmful. When they react with other gases in the air to form air pollutants in your home.

Where Do VOCs Come From?

It's vital to note that VOCs can be both outdoors and...

September 9th, 2021

Since HVAC systems can last anywhere between 10 and 15 years, it's not likely that you have to replace the system often in your lifetime. In fact, if this is your first time dealing with an HVAC replacement, it can seem a bit overwhelming at first. Luckily, we're going to share with you how to prepare to replace your HVAC system so that it can go without a hitch.

Estimating Replacement Costs

Before you can replace your old HVAC system, you need to consult an expert. They will...

August 19th, 2021

When your home has poor indoor air quality, you likely noticed that your allergies are more severe and that you have more headaches throughout the day. While you may look to attribute that poor indoor air quality to sources like your pets and dust mites, they aren't always the culprits. Rather, those candles that you light inside of your home can actually be the main problem behind your poor indoor air quality.

How Do Wax Candles Ruin Your Indoor Air Quality?

When you burn wax candles...